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Sixty-two leaves of a MS. of John Hardyng's Chronicle in metre, inlaid, written in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 378
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Beg. 'Ffor the peple to serve the goddes there': the next stanza is about Ryvalle: ends ' All gentyll disportt as to a lord appentt', in Rich. II's reign.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent.


67 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 378

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21953

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Custodial History

This appears to have come to Douce 'from an old family library in the country', see Ellis's ed. of the Chronicle (1812), p. xvi.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 5/8 × 10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom